And I thought the German’s were a bit overboard with their precautionary anti-Nazi imagery laws. According to Bloomberg.com
The remains of Hitler, his companion Eva Braun and the family of Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels were destroyed in April 1970 on the secret orders of then-KGB chief Yuri Andropov, the Russian news agency said today.
The Soviets were concerned that graves of Third Reich leaders might one day attract Nazi sympathizers, Interfax said. The remains were burned and dumped into the Biederitz River
Although if I were to pick someone worried about a resurgence of totalitarian ideology of idolatry of the state from its former symbolism, I’d pick the current totalitarian ideology of idolatry of the state.
(HT: Jonah Goldberg)